Resin bound surfacing is a mixture of resin and stone and creates a porous, smooth surface which is great for driveways, pathways and more.
As specialist installers, we can provide a range of resin bound gravel services for outdoor decorative flooring.
This is a popular choice for many areas and we can customise it to suit each project. Our team have plenty of experience in installing these surfaces for various clients.
What is Resin Bound Gravel?
Resin bound gravel is a porous paving system that is available in a wide range of natural stone aggregates, recycled materials, marble and glass. The stone surfacing specification is created by a process of encapsulating natural gravel, marble, glass, quartz, with a polyurethane resin. This provides a smooth textured, aesthetically pleasing and hard wearing surface that is resistant to cracking.
The system can overlay existing surfaces such as tarmac and concrete however it is also ideal for new build projects. Many people choose this specification for a driveway, path, garden patio or even for large public areas like parks and visitor attractions.
Resin Bound Maintenance
As well as installing the surfacing itself, we can also offer services for maintenance and cleaning of the outdoor paving to keep it in top condition. Because this anti slip specification requires relatively low maintenance, simply brushing and occasionally jet washing the flooring will be enough.
This should keep the pores free from debris and ensure the paving remains clean and drains water efficiently. It’s important to make certain that water can drain through into the ground below. This helps to prevent flooding as it stops the water running into low lying areas.
This specification is a popular choice as it is durable, low maintenance and provides a great looking paving solution for a range of facilities.
Resin Bound System Uses
There is a range of different uses for resin bound systems.
We’re able to create a bespoke design which suits what you’re looking for. Our team will also take your budget into account and provide a quote which will be affordable for you.
Below are some of the common uses for this product:
- Access roads
- Landscape schemes
- Pool surrounds
- Tree pits
One of the main services that we provide for this particular surface type is the full installation process. This includes laying out the porous surfacing mixture (resin mixed with loose gravel) onto a suitable sub base such as macadam or concrete.
Our installers have a number of different options when it comes to colour and design to suit your individual needs and requirements. We can also install different aggregate size too and the resin bound system is available in various thicknesses depending on your needs.
For more information on the highest quality resin products, please get in touch with our team.
Resin Bound Driveways
Driveways are one of the most popular uses when it comes to a resin bound system.
This is because there is a range of different benefits to using resin bound aggregates. Some advantages of why resin bound is a great choice for driveways include:
- Resin bound is a porous system that is SUDS compliant
- There are a range of resin bound colours
- You can create bespoke designs
- The surface is highly durable
It is important to remember that a resin bound system is not the same as a resin bonded system, which can also be used on driveways.
Resin bonded surfacing is a non-porous, scatter system (resin is installed and loose stone is scattered onto the surface), whereas resin bound is mixed before installation and the system offers permable qualities. You can find out more about resin bonded surfacing systems here.
Costs of Resin Bound Services
With each job, the cost of resin bound services can vary greatly. A number of factors have an effect on how much the overall project will cost. The main variables include the dimensions of the area in question, the design chosen by the client, and the location of the project itself.
These are all things to consider when coming up with a budget for your stone surfacing installation. Always make sure to think about this carefully. We would advise thinking about your budget and how much you have to spend before planning out the project. This will give us a good idea of what type of specification or features would be most cost effective for you.
We would be more than happy to talk to you about prices or other services that we offer in more detail. We aim to provide the best prices across the United Kingdom for the service we offer. Since we only make use of premium materials, you may find cheaper contractors out there; however they may not offer the same quality of service and might not have as much experience as our qualified team.
Porous Stone Paving Designs
A range of natural gravel aggregates can be installed so you can fully customise your outdoor pathway surface or recreational area and give it a bespoke design which fits with the look of any existing flooring or structures.
All of the outdoor resin flooring designs that we install are porous to allow for fast water drainage and SuDS compliance, making them perfect for urban areas as a way to prevent flooding during wet weather. This gravel is low maintenance, durable and very decorative allowing you to create imaginative and exciting environments.
To learn more about SUDS compliant surfaces, please get in touch.
The resin bound stone tree pit system is the perfect solution to the problems associated with open tree pits and metal tree grills. There are many benefits to installing these resin surfaces as it creates a smooth seamless layer of natural stone.
This is ideal for pushchairs and wheelchairs, it is self draining so no more puddles when laid over porous sub bases. As well as this it is also oil and stain resistant to maintain its attractive appearance.
We have carried out many installations of natural stone surfacing for commercial and domestic projects in the UK. Our experts would be happy to help you with designs and specifications for your project. Please feel free to get in touch with us through our contact form if you need some advice in regards to our services for installation and maintenance of decorative outdoor paving.
This video shows the installation of a stone pathway surface in London:
How to Enquire for Resin Bound
The resin bound enquiry process is pretty simple for our clients. All you need to do is leave your name and contact details in the enquiry form on our website and we will get back to you right away. Once we have your details, we will send you over an email asking for photos and the area size of the area you require resin bound surfacing.
Once we receive the photos and area size, we can offer you a free quotation based on the information given. Site visits are usually unnecessary for resin bound gravel installation since we can see what work needs we need to complete simply by photos and area size.
As a nationwide company, it would be difficult to come out to site for every possible enquiry we have. However, we are more than happy to discuss out enquiry process in more detail if necessary.
Get In Touch
Our team are extremely proud of the quality of our resin bound aggregates and will not compromise on materials to beat cheaper, inferior products. If you are interested in high quality resin bound surfaces for small and large areas alike, make sure to contact us.
Simply fill in the quick contact form to give us some information about what you need. It would also be helpful if you could give a rough idea of your budget. One of our experienced team members will be able to get back to you with detailed product sheets on resin bound gravel.
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We install resin bound surfacing systems nationwide in the UK and can offer competitive prices for both supply and installation of resin bound products.